Meatless Monday Series

So I am definitely a day late on this post, but I want to start a meatless Monday series! All my favorite protein packed meatless recipes. This isn’t a diet. Just an extra day to fill up on produce and yummy grains. This first recipe is a an awesome light salad that is perfect for lunches! 

Spinach Quinoa Salad 
What you need:
1 cup red quinoa (prepare according to directions)
1 can of rinsed chick peas
2 handfuls of spinach 
1 ounce herb goat cheese crumbled 
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp red wine vinegar 
1 tsp honey 
1 tsp spicy mustard 
Salt and pepper 
How you do it:
Add spinach and chick peas to warm quinoa. Mix together oil, vinegar, honey and mustard to make a vinaigrette. Stir dressing into the quinoa. Add goat cheese, salt and pepper and toss. 
Tada! Easy peasy quinoa salad. Serve warm or cold. 

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